National Archives says it is still missing some Trump administration records

The National Archives and Records Administration said on Friday that it is still missing some records from the Trump administration. “While there is no easy way to establish absolute accountability, we do know that we do not have custody of everything we should,” Archivist Debra Steidel Wall said in a letter to the House Oversight … Read more

Many Michigan Republicans Don’t Seem Very Into Their Nominee For Governor

WARREN, Mich. — Yes, they’ll vote for her in November, but many Republicans who attended Donald Trump’s rally in Michigan on Saturday weren’t gushing over their nominee for governor at a rally meant to boost the entire GOP ticket — especially the woman at the top . Trump was in Michigan, one of the country’s … Read more

Opinion: Do we really need yet another ‘bombshell’ book about Trump?

Editor’s Note: Bill Carter, a media analyst for CNN, covered the television industry for The New York Times for 25 years, and has written four books on TV, including The Late Shift and The War for Late Night. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion on CNN. CNN — I … Read more

Trump defends ‘great woman’ Ginni Thomas after Jan. 6 testimony

CNN — Former President Donald Trump praised the “courage and strength” of Ginni Thomas at a rally Saturday, days after the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas met with congressional investigators about her efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election. In a four-and-a-half hour meeting with investigators on Thursday, Thomas discussed her … Read more

National Archives To Consult DOJ About How To Recover ‘Unlawfully Removed’ Records

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Archives and Records Administration informed lawmakers that a number of electronic communications from Trump White House staffers remain missing, nearly two years since the administration was required to turn them over. The nation’s record-keeping agency, in a letter Friday to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, said that despite … Read more

Opinion: Casting doubt on Brazil’s election, Bolsonaro follows Trump’s lead

Editor’s Note: Ruth Ben-Ghiat (@ruthbenghiat), a frequent contributor to CNN Opinion, is professor of history and Italian studies at New York University and the author of “Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present.” She publishes the newsletter Lucid on threats to democracy. The views expressed here are her own. Read more opinion on CNN. CNN — “A … Read more

National Archives says it still doesn’t have all Trump White House records

CNN — The National Archives has told the House Oversight Committee that certain presidential records from the Trump administration remain outstanding, citing information that some White House staff used non-official electronic systems to conduct official business. In a Friday letter to the panel’s chairwoman, New York Democrat Carolyn Maloney, the National Archives and Records Administration, … Read more

Alyssa Farah Griffin denounces Trump after Elaine Chao attack: ‘He’s not even trying to hide the racism’

CNN commentator and “The View” co-host Alyssa Farah Griffin denounced former President Trump for comments he made attacking Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and his wife, former Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao. Trump said on Truth Social on Saturday that McConnell had a “death wish” for supporting bills that Democrats sponsored and referred to Chao … Read more

Get up to speed on Trump’s strategy: delay delay delay

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN — While a lot of us have been diverted by weather events (Ian) and world events (Russia) there were multiple developments on multiple fronts where it concerns former President Donald Trump this … Read more

Kellyanne Conway says Trump “wants his old job back,” and would like to announce within weeks

Former President Trump could be a presidential candidate by the end of the year, according to Kellyanne Conway, one of Trump’s top advisors and his 2016 campaign manager. In an interview Friday with CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge, asked whether Trump, who has indicated he plans to run again, would announce his candidacy … Read more